Rainey Qualley Movies and TV Shows, What Is Her Full Name?

Rainey Qualley
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Rainey Qualley – born March 11, 1990, is 34 years old.

Rainey Qualley is an American actress, dancer, songwriter, and musician. She is also the first daughter of American actress Andie MacDowell. In Hollywood, Rainey is best known for the movie Mighty Fine released in 2012. Under the stage name, Rainsford, she releases music as well. Some of her most popular songs include Too Close and Rendezvous, both from her extended play Emotional Support Animal.

Profile summary of Rainey Qualley
  • Name: Rainey Qualley
  • Date of birth: March 11, 1990
  • Age: 34 years old
  • Place of birth: New York City, New York, USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: Maggie Flanigan Studio, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
  • Parents: Andie MacDowell and Paul Qualley
  • Marital status: Single
  • Spouse: Not available
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm)
  • Occupation: Actress, singer, songwriter, model, and dancer
  • Years active: 2012-present
  • Net worth: $1.5 million
  • Instagram: @rainsford
  • Twitter: @ItsRainsford
  • Facebook: Rainsford
  • SoundCloud: Rainsford
  • YouTube: Rainsford

Background information and full name

Rainey’s full name is Rainey Qualley but she also goes by the stage name Rainsford. She was born on March 11, 1990, in New York City, in the United States of America. Rainey was born to parents Andie MacDowell and Paul Qualley. Her mother is a former model and actress while her father Paul, is an American musician, model, rancher, and businessman. Rainey is the middle child of her parents’ three children, with Justin and Margaret Qualley being the first and third respectively.

While Justin likes to maintain a low profile, Margaret is nearly as famous as her mother and is a model and actress. Although she was born in New York, Rainey was raised in Asheville, North Carolina. She is an American citizen of Caucasian descent. Rainey Qualley hails from a family of mixed ethnicities and is believed to be of English, Norwegian, French, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Dutch, Belgian-Walloon, and Belgian-Flemish descent. She is a member of the Pisces zodiac sign.

Rainey became interested in the arts when she was still very young. She began attending dance lessons at the age of 2. When she was 22, she was named Miss Golden Globe—an award created for children of famous Hollywood celebrities. Rainey moved to Montana where she lived for a bit before relocating to Tennessee in order to pursue her singing career. Rainey Qualley learned acting at the Maggie Flanigan Studio where she reportedly learned the Meisner drama technique. She also took more acting lessons at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Career Journey as an Actress

Rainey Qualley’s acting career took off in 2012 after her worldwide debut as Miss Golden Globe 2012. She immediately signed with Management Production Entertainment, a Los Angeles-based talent management company. In 2012, she made her debut television appearance in the Debbie Goodstein-directed movie, Mighty Fine, where she was featured alongside her mother Andie MacDowell. Two years later, Rainey made a second movie appearance in the 2014 film, Falcon Song, a movie directed by Jason Corgan Brown.

The next year, Rainey was invited to be a guest act in an episode of the show, Mad Men. After 2015, however, Rainey Qualley became less consistent with her movie appearances as this was when her singing career began to pick up. In 2018, she resumed acting and starred in the romantic movie, Perfect, which was directed by Eddie Alcazar. In 2018 too, she made a cameo appearance as herself in the crime action hit movie, Ocean’s 8 also featuring Mindy Kaling, Sandra Bullock, Rihanna, Cate Blanchett, and Awkwafina. One of her latest credits can be seen in the Emrhys Cooper film, The Shuroo Process. She also has a few projects in post-production, including Delilah, This Bloody Country, The Latin from Manhattan: The Vanessa Del Rio Story, and Daylong Brothers.

Rainey Qualley most notably appeared as Elle in the highly anticipated limited series Love in the Time of Corona, presented by Freeform. On the show, Elle finds herself stuck with her roommate Oscar, during the height of the pandemic-induced lockdown. The show depicted the infamous struggle to navigate newly arising romantic feelings between the erstwhile platonic duo. Presently, Rainey is being managed by Slate PR, a public relations agency based in Los Angeles, California, United States. Her modeling career is efficiently managed by Next Model Management, also a Los Angeles-based company.

Rainey Qualley’s movies and TV shows

  • Mighty Fine (2012) as Maddie Fine
  • Pink & Baby Blue (2014) as Stall Girl
  • Falcon Song (2014) as Sarah Lou
  • Mad Men (2015); episode: “Severance” as Cindy
  • No Other Like You (2016) as Herself
  • Perfect Perl (2018)
  • Ocean’s 8 (2018) as Herself
  • Samice (2019)
  • Love in the Time of Corona (2020) as Elle
  • Ultrasound (2021) as Katie
  • Shut In (2022) as Jessica
  • The Shuroo Process (To be announced) as Nadia
  • The Daylong Brothers (To be announced) as Frankie

Rainey Qualley is also a singer

For her singing career, Rainey ditched her birth name and took up the stage name, Rainsford. In June 2015, Rainey made her music debut with the country-themed album Turn Down the Lights. The seven-track album was produced by Russ Zavitson, written by John Ramey, and released under Cingle Records. The album included singles like  S.I.D. (Sunshine in December), Too Close, and Sweet Spot.

After relocating to Los Angeles from Nashville, Rainey released more music, this time in the EDM genre as opposed to her country debut. In 2018, Rainey released her critically acclaimed EP titled: Emotional Support Animal. She then went on tour immediately after her release and ended with a completely sold-out show in London. Some of Rainey’s newer songs include Crying In The Mirror, 2 Cents, Open Open, and 6 Ft From Love. According to several reports, Rainey Qualley has amassed over 5 million streams since her musical debut.

Rainey Qualley’s discography

  • Turn Down the Lights (2015)
  • Emotional Support Animal (2018)
  • “Me and Johnny Cash” (2015)
  • “Too Close” (2016)
  • “Rendezvous” (2017)
  • “Somewhere Else” (2018)
  • “Passionate” (2019)
  • “Open Open” (2019)
  • “2 Cents” (2020)
  • “Crying in the Mirror” (2020)
  • “Oh My God” (2020)
  • “Love Me Like You Hate Me” (2020)

Is Rainey Qualley Margaret Qualley’s sister?

Yes. Rainey Qualley is Margaret Qualley’s sister. Both were born during the 13-year marriage of their parents. Margaret was born in 1994 and is currently 29 years old. She is Rainey’s younger and only sister. Margaret is best known for her role as Jill Garvey in the HBO TV series The Leftovers. She has also established a career as a model and has worked with various fashion establishments. Both sisters share a very close bond and are especially very protective of their mother.

Is Rainey Qualley married?

Rainey Qualley is currently not married but she has been in a couple of romantic relationships known to the public. The most popular of them was her relationship with singer Miles Garber. Miles is the lead singer of the band Swimsuit Issue and a model. The couple dated from 2015 to sometime in late 2018 when they were reported to have broken up. Rainey is presently in a relationship with fellow actor Lewis Pullman whom she began dating in 2020.

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Fast facts

Are Rainey and Margaret Qualley related?

Yes, Margaret and Rainey Qualley are sisters born to Andie MacDowell and Paul Qualley.

Who played Cindy in Mad Men?

In 2015, Rainey Qualley appeared as Cindy in the episode, Severance of the show Mad Men.

Who is Rainey Qualley’s father?

Rainey Qualley’s father is Paul Qualley, an American musician, model, rancher, and businessman.

Where did Rainey Qualley attend school?

Rainey Qualley attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art where she studied Drama.

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